Thursday, October 25, 2012
As the Detroit Tigers prepare to come home to Detroit for Games 3, 4 and 5 against the San Francisco Giants, we want to know what songs you listen to in order to get in the mood for some baseball.
With Game 1 behind us (and erased from our memories), it's time to get excited again about being in the 2012 World Series. And what better way to do that than to turn up the volume on your stereo or online playlist. But what is it that you're listening to? While San Francisco might like the sounds of indie rock They Might Be Giants, Detroit has Eye of the Tiger and the famed Detroit Rock City, just to name a few. Tell us your favorites in the comments below and we'll string together a playlist on Spotify to share with everyone. And if you need a playlist immediately, check out the ones The Huffington Post put together for the Tigers and the Giants.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Topps Company, Inc. launched its new baseball app, Topps Pennant, on Monday and is hosting an online giveaway.
What is your favorite Tigers memory? Kaline’s two-run single in Game 5 of the ’68 World Series, Gibby’s homer in the eighth to clinch the Series in ’84 or maybe Verlander’s no hitter in 2007 or in 2011? On Monday, The Topps Company, Inc. launched its new baseball app, Topps Pennant, with a special promotion asking the Detroit faithful to share their favorite Tigers memories using the Topps Pennant app and the #tigermemories hashtag on Twitter. Participating fans will have the chance to win Tigers collectibles including old Topps cards of Tigers players of the 1980’s along with a signed contract from Tigers legend Alan Trammell. The contest is up and running and goes through Tuesday. Justin Verlander tweeted about the contest on Monday …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Trenton native Anthony Bass posts the second-lowest earned run average for a rookie in San Diego Padres history.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Trenton native and former Trojan Anthony Bass, 23, rookie pitcher for the San Diego Padres, has earned the second-lowest earned run average for a rookie in Padres pitching history, according to a story in the Wayne State University newspaper The South End. “Humbling,” Bass said in The South End, when asked of his achievement. “If you were to tell me I would have the second lowest ERA of a pitcher in the history of the Padres I would have said you’re crazy. I am very proud of what I have accomplished to this point.” Bass was called up by the Padres in June from the San Antonio Missions in Double-A, where he had posted a 6-3 record. He made his major-league debut in a game against the Colorado Rockies in which he pitched five innings of five…
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The Trenton High School graduate, Anthony Bass, will increase his inning count during the fall.
The former Trojan, Anthony Bass, was named to the Peoria roster for the Arizona Fall League according to MLB.com. Bass was one of seven San Diego Padres named to the list. Bass is a right-handed pitcher with a 1.95 ERA in 27 2/3 innings so far with the Padres and will be a part of the starting rotation with Peoria, in a move meant to increase his innings according to MLB.com. For more on the story click here.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Bass will have to be sharp as he faces Rockies in hitter friendly Coors Field.
With one simple phone call, a young man’s life has been changed forever. For 23-year-old Anthony Bass, that moment is today, as the San Diego Padres have called up Bass to make his first major league start at 8:40 p.m. tonight against the Colorado Rockies. Bass is a native of Trenton and pitched for the Trojans while in high school. After graduating from high school, he played college baseball at Wayne State, where he was selected as an All-American his junior year in 2008. Bass then made one of two decisions every athlete dreams about. He announced that he was going to enter the MLB draft. In the 2008 MLB draft, the San Diego Padres selected Bass and immediately moved him into their minor league system. Since then, Bass has become exactly…